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ABC
Nov 3, 2009 4:30am EST
far, there is nothing out of line. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: in a washington, d.c., conrence rooms, experts around the country gathered to scour for the smallest clues that the vaccine is causing reactions. government's pointman on the vaccine says millions who have received the vaccine so far, only 302 reported side effects. nothing that would raise a red flag to say, this vaccine may not be sa. >> we're looking hard. we have many systems in place. >> reporter: the government's massive surveillance effort involves cross-checking lists of those who have received the vaccine with later side effects. private heaeah care plans covering 20 million americans. doctors in the public can report side effects to a government vaccine data bababs. rampd out to handle 1,000 reports per day there's skepticism. nearly a one-third of americans believe that the vaccine is not safe. it's still unclear what went so wrong. the government insist today's vaccine are much safer but wants to ensure no repeat. >> we're going to continue to look. we don't expect toee much. >> reporter: the message fro
ABC
Nov 4, 2009 4:30am EST
should step in. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: "consumer reports" says the results of its bpa tests offer a snapshot of what consumers will find in the grocery store. and they say it is not a pretty picture. >> consumer cannot tell how much bpa may have gotten into the food in any canned food item that they pick up, and the story here is, you don't know, and you can't know. >> reporter: bpa is a chemical that has long been used in everything from baby bottles to the lining of canned goods. some studies have linked bpa exposure to reproductive problems and increased risk of cancer and diabetes. consumers union found the highest levels in canned goods, del monte green beans and progresso vegetable soup. >> one serving for a small child of those green beans could cause that child to ingest a dose close to the level that already causes harm in animal studies. >> reporter: the test even found the chemical in vital choice canned tuna, marketed as bpa free. the company says it is dismayed and is determined to find the source of the problem. paper products.ent story in no bpa in similac pow
ABC
Nov 5, 2009 4:30am EST
's lisa stark. >> reporter: with so many children fighting the h1n1 virus there has been a huge demand for the liquid pediatric version of tamiflu. the government has released its entire emeency supply. >> one of the reasons to release the stockpile is to make sure no child is not without medicine. it's hard to quantify the shortage. but at this maryland pharmacy they're only able to get enough for about one patient a month. so, pharmacists are making their own liquid tamiflu by taking powerful adult capsules and deleting them. >> it has to be made this way for the foreseeable future. >> reporter: why the shortage of tamiflu? roche pharmaceuticals bought the license to make tamiflu. they didn't invent it but bought the license to make this now critical drug. it's become a huge moneymaker. sales quadrupled over the last year. tamiflu, roche said there's id plenty of capsules for adults and children, and it's confident it can continue to meet u.s. supply requirements. but what if roche falls short? >> the government can step in, pay the manufacturer for the use of monopoly and produce th
ABC
Nov 20, 2009 4:30am EST
computer glitch caused the delay of thousands of flights across the united states on thursday. but as lisa stark reports, this is not the first time that such an incident has happened. and there are concerns about how something like this could impact passenger safety. >> reporter: as planes began backing up around the country, on the ground and in the air, the faa scrambled to unravel the glitch in the air traffic control system. >> i just walked in the airport. looked at the board and said your flight's canceled. >> i'm tired and i'm frustrated. >> reporter: no one was going anywhere fast. extensive delays stretched from new york to atlanta to houston. by 1 calculation, the glitch may have caused as many as 2,000 flight delays. the problem began shortly after 5:00 a.m. eastern, when a single circuit board failed in a air traffic control center in salt lake city. it meant controllers around the nation were no longer receiving information about flights electronically. instead, they had to resort to phone calls and manually imputing flight information into their computers. >> you have to typ
ABC
Nov 11, 2009 4:30am EST
bribes to local officials. a spokesperson for blackwater said the clas were false. >>> lisa nowak has pleaded guilty in connection to a bizarre plot of attacking a romantic rival. nowak, who drove cross-country who confront shipman, must serve one year of probation. >>> michael jackson's father will have to drop his challenges against the executivers of his son's will. a los angeles judge says joe jackson does not stand to inherit any of michael's assets. but jackson said his son had been supporting him. so, the judge is allowing him to seek a monthly allowance from the estate. >>> for most of us, a sneeze is nothing more than a minor annoyan annoyance. but for 12-year-old lauren johnn, it's a way of life. the virginia girl sneezes about 12,000 times every day. this started about two weeks ago, when the sixth grader came down with a cold. and ever since, her parents have been trying everything to get her help, including 6 doctors and 11 different medicatns. >> i don't feel a tickle in my nose. a lot of people have canned me that. it just kind of constant. so, i don't really notice it.
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